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Recognition And Praise Quotes


"If you want people to understand that you value their contributions and that they are important, the recognition and praise you provide must have meaning that is specific to each individual." - Tom Rath

"Shout praise and whisper criticism." - Don Meyer

"True praise rootes and spreedes." - George Herbert

"Praise and disgrace cause fear." - Laozi

"Criticism sometimes is really praise, and praise sometimes slander." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Stupid criticism and still more stupid praise." - Giuseppe Verdi

"Praise God, from whom all blessings flow! Praise Him, all creatures here below! Praise Him above, ye heavenly host! Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost!" - Thomas Ken

"We should all develop the mind to rejoice in, praise and share in the gift of those who have artistic talents and a richness of heart, whether they achieve wide recognition or not. Cultivating such a beautiful mind is a very worthy effort. Culture and art are not just decorations. They are not just accessories. What matters is whether culture enriches the essential substance of our lives." - Daisaku Ikeda

"We do not like to praise, and seldom praise anyone without self-interest." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Humility is a fertile soil where spirituality grows and produces the fruit of inspiration to know what to do. It gives access to divine power to accomplish what must be done. An individual motivated by a desire for praise or recognition will not qualify to be taught by the Spirit. An individual who is arrogant or who lets his or her emotions influence decisions will not be powerfully led by the Spirit." - Richard G Scott

"There are entire congregations who worship praise and praise worship but who have not yet learned to praise and worship God in Jesus Christ." - Judson Cornwall

"Reprove your friend in secret and praise him openly." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"Praise day at night, and life at the end." - George Herbert

"What is life? A continuous praise and blame." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"If unconditional love and genuine enthusiasm are present, praise isn't necessary. If they're absent, praise won't help." - Alfie Kohn

"Christian Science ... is the direct denial both of science and of Christianity, for Science rests wholly on the recognition of truth and Christianity on the recognition of pain." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Recognition of the genocide is a triumph of human conscience and justice over intolerance and hatred." - Serzh Sargsyan

"There are many ways to the recognition of truth, and Burgundy is one of them." - Isak Dinesen

"To stimulate creativity one must develop childlike inclination for play and the childlike desire for recognition." - Albert Einstein

"Zen is based on the recognition of two incompatible types of thought: rational and intuitive." - Tom Hoover

"Both of us were quiet with the recognition that something was ending, and something was beginning." - Lisa Kleypas

"I think the men and women serving in Iraq today deserve special recognition for that." - Jeff Bingaman

"The two best predictors of early reading success are alphabet recognition and phonemic awareness." - Marilyn Jager Adams

"I don't need the recognition and I did not expect it." - Terrell Owens

"PR is performance recognition" - Douglas Smith

"Praise and reward create a system of extrinsic motivations for behavior. Children (and adults) end up taking action in order to receive the praise or rewards." - Marshall B. Rosenberg

"There are two things people want more than sex and money... recognition and praise." - Mary Kay Ash

"The world is a nest of crows; some caw in praise; some caw in derision. But men should be above the reach of praise and blame." - Sathya Sai Baba

"The more you praise, the more vigor you will have for prayer; and the more you pray, the more matter you will have for praise." - J I Packer

"Praise to our Father-God, High praise in solemn lay, Alike for what His hand hath given, And what it takes away." - Lydia Sigourney

"All true friendliness begins with fire and food and drink and the recognition of rain or frost." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Lavish praise on people and people will flourish; criticize people and they'll shrivel up." - Richard Branson

"The great thing, and the only thing, is to adore and praise GOD." - Thomas Merton

"On every level, despite differences in personalities and jobs, every single human being needs recognition and support." - Adele Scheele

"Human nature demands recognition. Without it, people lose their sense of purpose and become dissatisfied, restless, and unproductive." - Ricardo Semler

"Self praise is no praise at all." - Lord Byron

"For me to praise is interrupting praise." - Rumi

"If politicians lived on praise and thanks they'd be forced into some other line of business." - Edward Heath

"Washington is a place where men praise courage and act on elaborate personal cost-benefit calculations." - John Kenneth Galbraith

"The moralist must praise heroism and condemn cruelty; but the moralist does not explain events." - Georges Lefebvre

"I.. know what I do, and am unmoved by men's blame, or their praise either." - Robert Browning

"The way of the world is, to praise dead saints, and persecute living ones." - Nathanael Howe

"A bard whom there were none to praise, And very few to read." - Hartley Coleridge

"If a man would reap praise, you must sow the seeds, gentle words and useful deeds." - Benjamin Franklin

"Both criticism and praise is part of putting yourself out there." - Richard Sherman

"praise is a great tonic, and helps most people to do their best." - Mary Augusta Ward

"Praise and glory to God for whom nothing is too hard" - Elisabeth Elliot

"Praise them for what they do well, both privately and publicly." - John C Maxwell

"Praise the beautiful for their intelligence and the intelligent for their beauty." - Giacomo Casanova

"Five qualities there are wine's praise advancing; Strong, beautiful, fragrant, cool and dancing." - John Harington

"We blossom under praise like flowers in sun and dew; we open, we reach, we grow." - Gerhard E Frost

"Compliments and praise, for their part, are tragic expressions of fulfilled needs" - Marshall B. Rosenberg

"The most unknown, unused and unrecognised tool of the human mind, is the recognition that attitude is always a choice" - Mark Horton

"The recognition, the diagnosis, and the preservation of psychopathic individuals account for the apparent increase of neurotics in civilized communities." - Boris Sidis

"Put aside ambition for public recognition, and simply do what you do because it feels good inside." - Alan Cohen

"Inexpressibly beautiful appears the recognition by man of the least natural fact, and the allying his life to it." - Henry David Thoreau

"As I have found out, recognition has its upside, its downside and - you may say - its backside." - Pippa Middleton

"The spaces between the perceiver and the thing perceived can [...] be closed with a shout of recognition." - Timothy Findley

"I did a little bit to raise the dignity and recognition of the greatness of African-American music." - Ahmet Ertegun

"The recognition of God is the recognition of yourself." - Helen Schucman

"Hearing improves with PRAISE!" - Mark Gottfried

"Praise thyself never." - Seneca the Younger

"Give thanks and praise to the Lord and I will feel all right; Let's get together and feel all right. Give thanks and praise to the Lord and I will feel all right; Let's get together and feel all right." - Bob Marley

"The prayer that begins with trustfulness, and passes on into waiting, will always end in thankfulness, triumph, and praise." - Alexander MacLaren

"Praise is the symbol which represents sympathy, and which the mind insensibly substitutes for its recollection and language." - James Mackintosh

"I'm tired of praise; and love is very sweet, when it is simple and sincere like this." - Louisa May Alcott

"Someone said: "I have been prejudiced against myself from my earliest childhood: hence I find some truth in all blame and some stupidity in all praise. I generally estimate praise too poorly and blame too highly." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Let the master praise him, and say, "Here ye do well." For, I assure you, there is no such whetstone to sharpen a good wit, and encourage a will to learning, as is praise." - Roger Ascham

"Faith is the recognition that Spirit works in, as and through each and all of us - through every person and every circumstance." - Dan Millman

"Democracy and equality try to denythe mystic recognition of difference and innate priority, the joy of obedience and the sacred responsibility of authority." - D H Lawrence

"Our love for God and our appreciation of His love and forgiveness will be in proportion to the recognition of our sin and unworthiness." - Dave Hunt

"Politics deserves much praise. Politics is a preoccupations of free men, and its existences is a test of freedom." - Bernard Crick

"Love wholeheartedly, be surprised, give thanks and praise then you will discover the fullness of your life." - David Steindl-Rast

"Praise a stranger with a few nice words and he becomes a stranger that calls you a friend." - Simon Cowell

"Your saying 'I do not understand you' is praise beyond my worth, and an insult you do not deserve." - Khalil Gibran

"If we would talk more about the Lord and praise Him, we would have less time to talk about ourselves." - M. R. DeHaan

"Shun the praise of men and love the one who, in the fear of the Lord, reprimands you." - Pachomius the Great

"Seneca devoted much of his time to writing essays in praise of poverty, and in lending money at usurious rates." - Josh Billings

"Most people like praise . . . When it is really deserved, most people expand under it into richer and better selves." - Joseph P. Farrell

"I would give more for the private esteem and love of one than for the public praise of ten thousand." - William Rounseville Alger

"We can always find a reason to praise. Situations change for better and for worse, but God's worth never changes." - Matt Redman

"Some judge of authors' names, not works, and then Nor praise nor blame the writings, but the men." - Alexander Pope

"Be sure that someday you'll praise and thank God for your unanswered prayers that once you had wept for them." - Shams Tabrizi

"that you seemed almost as fearful of notice and praise as other women were of neglect. (Edmund to Fanny)" - Jane Austen

"Praise your kids. Inspire and motivate your players with praise. Ten years from now it won't matter what your record was. Will your kids love you or hate you?" - Jim Harrick

"My sin, oh, the bliss of this glorious thought! My sin, not in part but the whole, Is nailed to the cross, and I bear it no more, Praise the Lord, praise the Lord, O my soul!" - Horatio Spafford

"The most deadly poison of our times is indifference. And this happens, although the praise of God should know no limits. Let us strive, therefore, to praise Him to the greatest extent of our powers." - Maximilian Kolbe

"The feeling of awe and sense of wonder arises from the recognition of the deep mystery that surrounds us everywhere, and this feeling deepens as our knowledge grows." - Anagarika Govinda

"I try to pace myself and not work for the sake of working and stick to what inspired me prior to receiving recognition." - Adrien Brody

"There is too little public recognition of how much we all depend upon farmers as stewards of our soil, water and wildlife resources." - John F Kennedy

"We must [it has been arued] go beyond reductionism to a holistic recognition that biology and culture interpenetrate in an inextricable manner." - Stephen Jay Gould

"Enlightenment, the old teachers say, adds nothing, except maybe the recognition of a need for and a commitment to the work that still needs to be done." - Rafe Martin

"What makes people weak? Their need for validation and recognition, their need to feel important. Don't get caught in this trap." - Paulo Coelho

"All over the world when you test men and women for facial cue recognition, women test... better. Its a negotiation tool." - Michael Gurian

"It was the slave's continuing desire for recognition that was the motor which propelled history forward, not the idle complacency and unchanging self-identity of the master" - Francis Fukuyama

"Peace requires the simple but powerful recognition that what we have in common as human beings is more important and crucial than what divides us." - Sargent Shriver

"I see little more important to the future of our country and our civilization than the full recognition of the place of the artist." - John F Kennedy

"It's a bit startling to achieve global recognition before the age of 30 on account of your sister, your brother-in-law and your bottom." - Pippa Middleton

"By living up to their calling, women will succeed in guaranteeing a proper recognition of the unique value of femininity and its crucial mission in the world." - Alice von Hildebrand

"It is not the real punishment. The only effectual one, the only deterrent and softening one, lies in the recognition of sin by conscience." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"The very idea of marriage is basic to recognition as equals in our society any status short of that is inferior, unjust, and unconstitutional." - Ted Olson

"True freedom, which is full joy, is the complete recognition of law and adaptation to it. Bondage comes from ignorance of law or opposition to it." - John Andreas Widtsoe

"Security ... it's simply the recognition that changes will take place and the knowledge that you're willing to deal with whatever happens." - Harry Browne

"What we need is a theology of salvation that begins and ends with a recognition of every person's hunger for glory." - Robert H Schuller

"Devotion to the facts will always give the pleasures of recognition; adherence to the rules of design, the pleasures of order and certainty." - Kenneth Clark

"To praise the sun is to praise your own eyes." - Rumi

"Flattery is praise without foundation." - Eliza Leslie

"What you praise you increase." - Catherine Ponder

"Thankfulness to God is a recognition that God in His goodness and faithfulness has provided for us and cared for us, both physically and spiritually. It is a recognition that we are totally dependent upon Him; that all that we are and have comes from God." - Jerry Bridges

"Love is the recognition of beauty." - John Welwood

"...the workers aren't going to stop struggling. They're going to struggle to have a union and they have the right to have it. The police repression and the grower indifference to the workers' demands for recognition cannot go unheard so we're going to keep on struggling until we get that recognition." - Cesar Chavez

"It's just incredible. When you're French, coming from a non-English language country, you don't even dream about Oscar recognition or nominations. It's just beyond the dream. It's something very, very special and unique. It's the highest recognition any filmmaker could dream of" - Michel Hazanavicius

"To God the Father, God the Son, And God the Spirit, Three in One, Be honour, praise, and glory given By all on earth, and all in heaven." - Isaac Watts

"And what the people but a herd confus'd, A miscellaneous rabble, who extol Things vulgar, and, well weigh'd, scarce worth the praise? They praise, and they admire, they know not what; And know not whom, but as one leads the other; And what delight to be by such extoll'd, To live upon their tongues, and be their talk, Of whom to be disprais'd were no small praise?" - John Milton

"He who knows himself well is mean and abject in his own sight, and takes no delight in the vain praise of men." - Thomas A Kempis

"As a leader, you will receive a large amount of praise and criticism and you should not unduly affected by either." - John Wooden

"So laugh, lads, and quaff, lads, twill make you stout and hale; through all my days, I'll sing the praise of brown October ale." - Reginald De Koven

"Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity. It becomes cheap as it becomes vulgar, and will no longer raise expectation or animate enterprise." - Samuel Johnson

"Be kind, be decent, be generous, be tolerant, compassionate, and understanding. Be fast to praise, slow to judge. Remember, we're all human, and don't cast the first stone." - Allen Drury

"The music was thunder and joy. Lightning bolts of happiness and praise, foot-stomping, dance-shouting, good-feeling singing from the soul." - Etta James

"We were made for good works (cf. Phil. 1:11) to the glory and praise of our Maker, and to imitate God as far as might be." - Gregory of Nazianzus

"Consider how many do not even know your name, and how many will soon forget it, and how those who now praise you will presently blame you." - Marcus Aurelius

"We praise the strength, the patience and the longing of the people who did not stop thinking of freedom and democracy in these dark times" - Joachim Gauck

"We are here to bring to consciousness the beauty and power that are around us and to praise the people who are here with us." - Annie Dillard

"This food-and-shelter theory concerning man's efforts is without insight. The desire for praise is more imperative than the desire for food and shelter" - Eric Hoffer

"This was the purpose of the whole creation, that man should recognize and know Him and give praise to His Name." - Nahmanides

"When exhaling this air, we announced Jesus Christ risen by the same Spirit. No one can live without breathing. It is the same for the Christian: without praise and mission there is not Christian life. And with praise, worship. We rarely speak about worship. What do we do when we pray? We ask things of God, we give thanks. But worshipping and adoring God is part of breathing - praise and worship." - Pope Francis

"Nothing else can quite substitute for a few well-chosen, well-timed, sincere words of praise. They're absolutely free and worth a fortune" - Sam Walton

"Praise is the Rehearsal of Our eternal Song By Grace We learn to Sing, and in Glory We Continue to Sing." - Charles Spurgeon

"We should praise the qualities we would like to see in others, declare that others possess them already, and then watch how quickly these persons will respond." - Catherine Ponder

"Prayer and praise are the oars by which a man may row his boat into the deep waters of the knowledge of Christ." - Charles Spurgeon

"I believe that it is possible for one to praise, without concern, any man after he is dead since every reason and supervision for adulation is lacking." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"A garden really lives only insofar as it is an expression of faith, the embodiment of a hope and a song of praise." - Russell Page

"When good friends praise a gifted person he often appears to be delighted with them out of politeness and goodwill, but in reality he feels indifferent." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Prayer is sitting in the silence until it silences us, choosing gratitude until we are grateful, and praising God until we ourselves are an act of praise." - Richard Rohr

"We are raised to honor all the wrong explorers and discoverers thieves planting flags, murderers carrying crosses. Let us at last praise the colonizers of dreams." - Peter S Beagle

"No one praises happiness as one praises justice, but we call it a 'blessing,' deeming it something higher and more divine than things we praise." - Aristotle

"If you want to conquer conceit, do not desire praise, laurels, nice garments, respect, favor, but like to be blamed and slandered by people..." - Vladimir Aleksandrovich Antonov

"The true poet is called to take in the splendor of the world and for that reason will always be inclined to praise rather than tofind fault." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Enjoying praise is in some people merely a civility of the heart-and just the opposite of a vanity of the spirit." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The best way to give assistance to those who are deeply embarrassed and to calm them down is to praise them decisively." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Praise is a debt we owe unto the virtue of others, and due unto our own from all whom malice hath not made mutes, or envy struck dumb." - Thomas Browne

"The life without men praise and regard as successful is but one kind. Why should we exaggerate any one kind at the expense of the others?" - Henry David Thoreau

"Genius and great abilities are often wanting; sometimes, only opportunities. Some deserve praise for what they have done; others for what they would have done." - Jean De La Bruyere

"I love to observe Christmas in quietude, humility, benevolence, charity, letting good will towards man, eloquent silence, prayer, and praise express my conception of Truth's appearing." - Mary Baker Eddy

"O for a thousand tongues to sing my great Redeemer's praise, the glories of my God and King, the triumphs of his grace!" - Charles Wesley

"Listen to me, Frankenstein. You accuse me of murder; and yet you would, with a satisfied conscience, destroy your own creature. Oh, praise the eternal justice of man!" - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

"When all thy mercies, O my God, My rising soul surveys, Transported with the view I'm lost, in wonder, love and praise." - Joseph Addison

"if they take half the buildings that they use to? praise god and give it to the motherfuckers who need god we'd be 'aight" - Tupac Shakur

"The bards sing of love, they celebrate slaughter, they extol kings and flatter queens, but were I a poet I would write in praise of friendship." - Bernard Cornwell



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